Posts Tagged ‘Diamond Dallas Page’

WCW Road Wild 1998 Sturgis South Dakota

WCW Road Wild 1998 Invades South Dakota – August 8th, 1998 – Today in Wrestling History

WCW Road Wild 1998 was just one of several annual showcases of just how wild World Championship Wrestling (WCW) was. WWE did not have anything to compare to outrageous sets and locations that WCW would make use of in the wrestling war. Road Wild was one of a couple “destination” Pay Per Views WCW put […]

WCW Wrestlewar 1992 WarGames Sting

Wrestlewar 1992 WarGames Fourth Event Invades Florida – May 17th, 1992 – Today in Wrestling History

Wrestlewar may be a foregone Pay Per View (PPV) but WarGames lives on. Utilized in NXT in recent years the dual steel cage match has stood out as a match stipulation. Wrestlwar 1992 was the fourth, and final, event to use the name. This event took place in the Jacksonvill Memorial Coliseum in Jacksonville, Florida. […]

WCW Slamboree 1999

World Championship Wrestling Slamboree 1999 Goes Down in Missouri – May 9th, 1999 – Today in Wrestling History

World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1999 was beginning to unravel. The New World Order (NWO), both factions, were a shamble on television due to injuries. Unfortunately, storyline wise, so much depended on the NWO dominance that WCW was in a pickle. With that said, they did continue forward with regular Pay Per View (PPV) events […]

WCW Slamboree 2000 Ready to Rumble

Final WCW Slamboree Takes Place – May 7th, 2000 – Today in Wrestling History

Little did we know when this event aired on Pay Per View (PPV) that it was the last one. That is the sad truth about Slamboree in 2000. It was the final World Championship Wrestling (WCW) produced Slamboree event. This was due to the WWE buying out WCW early the following year. For those wondering, […]

Jay Leno Versus Hulk Hogan Road Wild

Happy Birthday One Time Wrestler Jay Leno – April 28th, 1950 – Today in Wrestling History

You would be well forgiven for not knowing that the famous, former, Tonight Show host Jay Leno was a wrestler. Well, he is billed as having one match, officially. Good enough. Born in 1950 in New Rochelle, New York, Leno’s full name is James Douglas Muir Leno. Leno’s career has been a wild one for […]

Diamond Dallas Page Jake Roberts Snake

Self-High Five Happy Birthday Diamond Dallas Page – April 5th, 1956 – Today in Wrestling History

Diamond Dallas Page is one of those rare wrestling success stories. Having begun his in-ring career at the age of 35, Page would have an uphill battle ahead of him. He was born on April 5th, 1956 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey and named Page Joseph Falkinburg. Page’s early years were spent as a manager […]

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